Monthly Archives: June 2016

From a blogger on the very edge of Europe at Applecross

I am not very good at voting these days. All I can say is thank goodness John Finnie is an MSP or my track record would be very poor indeed. Exhausted last night and went to bed a little nervous … Continue reading

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from elsewhere in the blogosphere: Life Goes On

I think between them, the radio, Facebook and Twitter have said all that there is to say about the Brexit vote and has since been saying and re-saying it over and over again, so I’m not going… Source: Life Goes … Continue reading

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Democracy, irresponsibility, obscurity

I am Scottish, with British and Irish grandparents and a European spouse. I am a woman, a mother, an environmentalist, an intellectual, a cynic, a historian, a scientist, a mathematician, a socialist. So many unhappy thoughts come crowding in when … Continue reading

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Dressing up for victory

I’m finding it quite hilarious that the butch Belgian male is quite prepared to wreath himself in flower garlands on match days. This little bit of dressing up all ended a lot more happily than donning the red for Spain … Continue reading

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Apricot tart

There would be a food selfie but it was all eaten up. All gone! Apricots are beautiful and delicious. This recipe displays them to their best advantage in simplicity with few added ingredients: just butter, sugar, pastry. Recipe: prep time … Continue reading

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